[vlc-devel] Why JVLC fails for majority of videos...

Tony Anecito adanecito at yahoo.com
Mon Jan 5 21:05:51 CET 2009

I forgot to mention this only applies to videos via the web not ones you view from a drive.
Also, as an example all my asx references failed using jvlc and not vlc because vlc is going and getting the mms:xxx.xxx:9001 via some form of meta data via playlist or whatever playlist calls to get the url with the mms that is internal to .asx

I hope that helps.

Tony Anecito

--- On Sun, 1/4/09, Tony Anecito <adanecito at yahoo.com> wrote:

> From: Tony Anecito <adanecito at yahoo.com>
> Subject: [vlc-devel] Why JVLC fails for majority of videos...
> To: vlc-devel at videolan.org
> Cc: "Philippe Morin" <phmorin at free.fr>
> Date: Sunday, January 4, 2009, 10:35 PM
> Hi JVLC team,
> I finally solved the mystery of why the newer JNA
> implementation/examples fails for a large portion of the
> videos using the same libraries (dlls) but the same
> libraries work for VLC.
> Seems the vlc code is looking at the url and is using a
> different one other than what you input into the
> mediadescriptor object. I found in most cases that if you
> look under the tools->media information and look closely
> at the location text box it will have the correct
> interpretation of the url. If I gave vlc the url for an asx
> file for example the location text box would contain the
> mms:asdf url which when I use that for the mediadescritor
> object for your jvlc example the streaming cam would work
> just fine.
> I suspect that the deprecated playlist object does get the
> meta data for the url and use that metadata for playing
> whereas the mediadescriptor or mediaplay or mediaplayer
> related objects do not do that.
> So someone on the jvlc team needs to talk to the vlc team
> about what they did to populate that location text box field
> and add that capability to the java bindings api and correct
> the examples to use that functionality somehow. Do that and
> others can use the jvlc bindings.
> Best Regards,
> Tony Anecito
> Founder,
> MyUniPortal
> http://www.myuniportal.com
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